ACTION ALERT — Respected Analyst Says GMOs Could Destroy Life on the Planet

Posted August 27, 2014
There is clear evidence that GMOs pose risks (such as increased herbicide use) that could easily destabilize ecosystems, pose grave dangers to human health, and all without much benefit to the farmer or indeed anyone but the manufacturer. Read more and TAKE ACTION.  Write to the USDA and ask the agency to do, for the first time, detailed statistical analyses of ecological risks when considering the deregulation of GM crops.

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5 Foods to Improve Eyesight

Posted August 28, 2014
Vision is one of mankind’s most valued senses. Unfortunately, for many it’s susceptible to extremely degenerative conditions. In the United States alone, nearly $7 billion is spent to treat cataracts, affecting about 22 million Americans over the age of 40.  Read more. 

Gunning for Vandana Shiva

Posted August 28, 2014
Perhaps nothing symbolizes the decline of the New Yorker magazine more than the hatchet job on Vandana Shiva that appears in the latest issue. Written by Michael Specter, the author of “Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress”, the article is a meretricious defense of genetically modified organisms (GMO) relying on one dodgy source after another.  Read more. 

Watchword: Pasture Management

Posted August 28, 2014
Pasture Management: Pasture managers view their field as a viable renewable resource. They use cattle and poultry to harvest the solar energy stored in the grasses, converting it into nutrient-dense food, and maintaining the pasture’s biodiversity.  Are you sure you know the difference between the terms “pasture-raised,” “free range,” and “cage free”? Here’s a brief rundown:  Read more. 

How to Freeze Summer Fruits and Vegetables

Posted August 28, 2014
As summer begins to loosen its grip and the children are heading back to school, many of us start anticipating the unique pleasures that autumn delivers. Yet then, year after year, the inevitable happens. Winter. And while there may be plenty of lovely things about winter, an abundance of fresh local fruits and vegetables isn’t generally one of them.  Read more.

Heal Low Stomach Acid Naturally

Posted August 28, 2014
Did you know that 90% of Americans have low stomach acid, called hypochlorhydria? Low stomach acid leads to a cascade of digestive problems further south in the digestion process, such as bloating, gas and constipation. Fortunately, it is an option to heal low stomach acid naturally and ameliorate the chain affect of digestive problems.  Read more.

How to Opt-Out of Forced Vaccinations

Posted August 28, 2014
Listen to Gary Franchi interview Dr. Mayer Eisenstein from Home First in Chicago about how to opt out of vaccines.  View here.

US Congressman Says ‘Incestuous Relationship’ Between CDC and Vaccine Manufacturers Needs to be Scrutinized

Posted August 28, 2014
A Florida congressman known for taking on corruption in the political establishment is calling for a full investigation of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which was recently exposed for concealing data linking the MMR vaccine with autism. Read more.

Nutritional Approaches to Mental Health

Posted August 28, 2014
Food nourishes both the body and mind, offering the nutrition required for keeping the whole self energized and functioning at its best. You might, or might not, be surprised to learn that the brain is actually the first site that receives incoming nutrients.  Read more.

After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly

Posted August 28, 2014
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety as co-lead petitioners joined by the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower filed a legal petition today to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking Endangered Species Act protection for monarch butterflies, which have declined by more than 90 percent in under 20 years.  Read more. 

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